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lon·gi·tu·di·nal duct of ep·o·oph·o·ron[TA]
a rudimentary vestige of the mesonephric duct in the female into which the tubules of the epoophoron open. It is located in the broad ligament of the uterus, parallel with the lateral part of the uterine tube, and in the lateral walls of the cervix and vagina.
A small duct lying parallel to the uterine tube. It is a vestigial structure representing the persistent mesonephric duct.Synonym: duct of the epoophoron; ductus epoophori longitudinalis
See also: Gartner, Hermann
Gartner,Herman T., Danish anatomist and surgeon, 1785-1827.
Gartner canal - a rudimentary vestige of the mesonephric duct in the female into which the tubules of the epoöphoron open. Synonym(s): Gartner duct; longitudinal duct of epoöphoron
Gartner cyst - a cyst of the principal duct in the vestigial structures of the paroöphoron in the cervix or anterolateral vaginal wall.
Gartner duct - Synonym(s): Gartner canal